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a memorandum to the u.s. chamber of commerce and said american industry, the free enterprise system is under assault from the labor union movement. from ralph nader and the consumer movement. from a salt from regulatory agencies from the environmental protection agency. a lot of agencies, agencies that wereet up by richard nixon. the republican president that regarded himself as a friend of industry and loved to hobnob with the captains of industry and poll said they have to go fight and industry -- get organized. they have to play hard ball aggressively and that is what happened. the chamber of commerce circulated the polls memorandum as it is known to business leaders all over the country. the business roundtable, the most powerful force for major corporations in america was formed. the national association of manufacturers moved its headquarters to washington. the national federation of independent businesses clip from 3000 members in 1971 yo 600,000 by 1980. business developed all this muscle. business had 18,000 registered lobbyists and pr people. 50,000 people working for their trade a
a foothold in the country. the chairman of atpan chamber of commerce and industry made the request at a meeting with vietnamese president. seeking the cooperation of the vietnamese government in improving the country's business environment. he says, japanese firms with high technologies can contribute to the economy. the president expressed his intention to provide maximum support stressing that vietnam is politically stable. officials at atpan chthe japan of commerce say firms in china may switch to vietnam. responding to recent anti-japan demonstrations in china. >>> company executives will launch the new models in japan by march 2013. sharp has commercialized the world's first super high definition lcd panels. they consume 20% of the power compared to previous models. the firm may supply the panels to taiwan's precision industry. sharp is in talks with the taiwanese electronics firm about capital tie-up. sharp aims to turn to the black by showing a net profit in the business year through march 2014. the firm's main creditors, are to offer loans up to a combined total of $2.5 bil
figure here. he wrote this memorandum as a private lawyer for the chamber of commerce in 1971 saying, "we need a counter-attack against the environmentalists and the labor unions and so on." and developed a whole strategy fokind of a corporate takeover of the judiciary and politic. >> by the way, you said something very important. justicece lewis powell, then a lawyer in virginia, wrote this for the chamber of commerce, later became appointed by richard nixon to the supreme court. >> just several months later. >> many people look at the "powell memo" as the charter -- >> the foundational, the foundational document. >> and the first big case in this direction was the "first national bank of boston versus bellotti" case, which he wrote the decision on. and what it said was corporations -- the identity of the speaker is irrelevant, which becomes the key -- >> what does that mean? >> what it means is you can't tell corporations that they can't put their money into politics just because they're a corporation. which has, i guess, a surface plausibility to it. but then would you say that, for ex
the comments came to light on tuesday, mitt romney spoke to the hispanic chamber of commerce and los angeles in a bid to woo latino voters. the obama administration has filed a challenge at the world trade organization accusing china of unfairly subsidizing its auto and auto parts industries. announcing the move during a campaign stop in ohio, president obama took a shot at republican rival mitt romney. >> he made money investing in companies that up routed from here and went to china. pioneers. you cannot stand up to china when all you have done is send them our jobs. today my administration is launching a new action against china. this one against illegal subsidies that encourage companies to ship autoparts, manufacturing jobs, overseas. these direct the hard-working men and women on the assembly lines in ohio and michigan and across the midwest. >> at least 12 people have been killed, including nine foreigners, in a suicide bombing in afghanistan. a militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack, calling it revenge for the anti islam film that sparked anger in muslim countries w
of commerce often does, you will at least know where it's coming from because it'll say the "chamber of commerce," or it'll say a, "improve america," a project of the chamber of commerce. >>> the u.s. chamber is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> the u.s. chamber is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> the u.s. chamber of commerce is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> so you know when they spend it directly, at least what part of the economy it's coming from. however, they may well give that money to another organization which isn't even got their name on it. so if they end up giving it to a (c) (4) which then spends the money and that group is called better america, you don't know where better america's money came from. so it is, these groups do not themselves disclose their donors. and again, you know, most of their work is lobbying, it's oriented towards issues. you may well be right, that they have really strong policy positions. but what they would say is, "the money we spend directly on political ads is not a major part of wha
those in myanmar to improve their business environment. the chairman of the japan chamber of commerce led a delegation and met with a senior economic official. asking for swiflter measures to ensure stable supply of power and better framework for foreign investment, the senior official said he encouraged more investment from japan. he promise they'd would work towards making business easier for foreign firms. a >>> the iranian president, mahmoud ahmadinejad, . . that they will provide support in building hospitals. they also pledge to work to promote export to iraq and to train personnel to operate such devices. >> e will work with the japanese government to raise iraq's medical capabilities. >> the equipment maker official added that his company hopes to provide the devices that will best suit iraq's needs. the japanese government has proposed a second site for the disposal of low-level radioactive waste from the accident at the fukushima nuclear plant. on thursday, senior environment minister visited the governor which borders foesh ukushima to south. suggested as a site, the nation
, congress had had free rein to regulate in the economic sphere for decades. >> rose: under the commerce clause. >> under the commerce clause but again a very concerted effort by conservatives using very much to their credit the power of ideas, started making the argument that this was too much under the commerce clause, but it was really a novel argument, and this court has not invalidated an economic regulation since the 30s. and roberts almost went over to the other side. in part, i think he was -- the other conservatives, scalia, thomas, kennedy and alito, they over played their hand because they said we are not going to strike down the individual mandate, we are going to throw the whole law out. >> rose: and the debate going into this, whether they would declare it an individual mandate unconstitutional and say the rest of the legislation was constitutional, whether they would declare it all constitutional or all unconstitutional. >> that's right. and that -- the conservatives basically challenged roberts all or nothing, and roberts said, i can't do this, so he came up with this arg
it harder for european companies to compete on the same level. the commerce ministry of china says it is deeply regrets this eu decision. very, very cross. let's have a listen. >> restricting chinese exports will hurt the interests of both chinese and european industry. no doubt about it. however cheap the products are, manufacturers are suffering because the speed of which this industry has ramped up over the last few years as well as falling demand in europe because the financial crisis. companies in china are hemorrhaging red ink just like their counterparts in europe. >> will china retaliate? that threat is on the table at the moment. >> there is the big airline news. qantas is in trouble but it is hitching up with emirates. >> it the momentous day in airline history. qantas has made its biggest ever arrangement in its airline. it is tied up with emirates. they have signed a 10-year deal which will see qantas getting rid of its singapore hub. the hub will now be in dubai. the co-chairmen arrangement with british airways is gone after 20 years. this is more just a code-sharing a
the hour-long debate, including iran, women's rights, and economic policy. >> the u.s. chamber of commerce said professor warns tax policies and her approach to them are the greatest threat to free enterprise. it is said it would cut 700,000 jobs, 17,000 in massachusetts. these are independent groups who have analyzed and pointed this out. i am going to protect the hard- working men and women, the job creators, the people getting up in the middle of the night and creating jobs. >> i think the point here is the chamber of commerce has not talked about my particular proposals. what i am talking about is how scott brown has already voted and also talking about what he said in his own voice last week that it wanted to make crystal clear. and that is that he would like taxes go up for 90% of families in order to protect tax breaks for the top 2%. >> in an appearance on the spanish-language network on thursday, president obama faced tough questions over his immigration policies. including his failure to fulfill a campaign promise to enact comprehensive immigration reform during his first your of
the fda is limited in its ability to regulate bpa. bpa is protected by its use in interstate commerce, making it difficult for the fda to restrict use. >> there is a lot of push-back from the chemical industry from the companies that are making these products that are convinced that they're safe at the levels that humans are exposed to, and they have their influence within government bodies, as much as do scientists or perhaps more have their influence. so a lot of different things need to be evaluated and weighed in making decisions and that's what has slowed processes down. >> while the fda has stalled action at the federal level, state and local governments as well as regulators in other nations have banned it. >> 11 states have passed legislation restricting the use of bpa. and in virtually all of those states, there are additional attempts being made to further restrict bpa in essentially all kinds of food contact uses. canada has declared bisphenyl a a toxic chemical. it's restricted for use in china, some countries in south america, around the world. >> in science, nothing is b
for republican-length groups including u.s. chamber of commerce, americans for prosperity, and crossroads gps, which had altered their ads after being compelled to disclose who funded them. in a statement, democratic congressmember christopher had hollen of maryland, who brought the initial case that won the disclosure rule, said -- the magazine mother jones has released the full version of the secret mitt romney campaign speech that has sparked a national controversy. in one excerpt from the tape, recorded at a romney fundraiser in florida earlier this year, mitt romney says palestinians don't want peace with israel and suggests his middle east policy would be to do nothing and hope for the best. >> the obama campaign has pounced on romney's widely reported statement on the video that nearly half the country is dependent on government aid and sees themselves as victims. in washington, white house press secretary jay carney drew a contrast between romney and obama's view of the electorate. >> when your president of the united states, your president of all the people, not just the people who v
left president clinton as commerce secretary and joining president obama chief of staff, it was pretty partisan when clinton was there. they did impeach a president. it was pretty -- newt gingrich was a very tough leader who had led the revolution for the republicans to take back the house the first time in 40 years. and he was the leader of the group. what surprised me first of all was just enormous bitterness and anger deviciveness that was deep. i think a lot of that was the last 10 years of the fragmentationch our politics, media, fact that you've got these media organizations that take one side or the other and may drive it, drive it, drive it. >> charlie:basically cable television and talk radio. >> yeah and over the last few years we could have a year around campaign mentality. a lot of that is driven by that kftion on television shows on sunday. it's all about the politics. so what goes on in a campaign which used to end at the of the campaign and then you govern now bawtion of the year-round poll sticking and campaigning you're governing with the same climate and attitude at t
, the corporate entities, chamber of commerce, "free trade, nafta, cafta, permanent normal trade relations with china, will be the greatest thing since sliced bread." all right? the end result is that in the last ten years, we have seen 55,000 factories in america shut down, millions of decent-paying jobs lost. you go out to elderly people and they say, "i can't buy a product made in america anymore. where are the factories? where are the decent-paying jobs?" so i would like to see the president get up there and say, "you know what? we're going to rethink our trade policies. i want corporate america to start investing in america, not in china." other things that he could be doing, certainly, i think the much maligned stimulus bill, to my mind, was one of the most important pieces of legislation passed in my lifetime, in my state, money into bridges, into roads, into head start, into sustainable energy, created 6,000, 7,000 jobs when we needed it a whole lot. you need more of that. i just got off a plane a little while ago. believe me, our airports are in trouble. roads, bridges, schools, w
, the investments we make and can only make together in the infrastructure that undergirds our commerce and our country, the roads, the clean water infrastructure and the like. the third one are the investments we make in research and development. >> right. >> the fourth one is a balanced and predictable rule of law and the fifth one is a rational immigration policy. i mean there are other ways to formulate that. but i think all of it points to the traditional disciplines that other generations had. right now i think too many of us want to be told we can eat cake and lose weight. we want all the benefits of being americans but we don't want to pay for them or pay attention. >> you sound like paul ryan when you say that. >> do i. >> rose: i means that's what the deficit is about. >> god help mement i don't want to sound like paul ryan. >> rose: you know what i mean. >> that we have a deficit and there are people saying we don't do something about a deficit that is fueled by the entitlement obligations that we have -- >> this is what a disagree with paul ryan. >> rose: tell me. >> they're not fue
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